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Accountability court suspends hearing against Sharifs until IHC decides on merging of references

Accountability court suspends hearing against Sharifs until IHC decides on merging of references

An accountability court in Islamabad on Monday suspended the hearing into corruption references filed against members of the Sharif family as it awaits the Islamabad High Court’s decision in connection with a petition filed by ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, which seeks the consolidation of the references. The high court’s decision is expected to be […]

SHC suspends Sindh govt move to hand over iconic Karachi park to Bahria Town

SHC suspends Sindh govt move to hand over iconic Karachi park to Bahria Town

The Sindh High Court on Monday suspended a provincial government notification to hand over Karachi’s iconic park, Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim, to real estate giant Bahria Town for 10 years. A special bench of the SHC was hearing a petition filed by Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader and Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar. Akhtar’s petition followed a notification […]

SHC suspends notification for removal of A.D. Khawaja

SHC suspends notification for removal of A.D. Khawaja

Corr The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday suspended the provincial government’s notification for the removal of Inspector General of Police (IGP) A.D. Khawaja, ordering him to return to the post with immediate effect. The provincial government had sent Khawaja packing Saturday after it appointed another Grade-21 police officer already working in the province in […]

SC suspends SHC ban on liquor shops

SC suspends SHC ban on liquor shops

SC suspends SHC ban on liquor shops ISLAMABAD:  The top court on Monday suspended Sindh High Court’s order to seal shops selling liquor in violation of the Hudood Ordinance of 1979. A two-judge bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan observed that if there is a provision in Prohibition Order 1980 for taking action against […]

Panama suspends Panama Papers probe

Panama suspends Panama Papers probe

Panama is suspending its probe into the Panama Papers, the leak of a legal firm’s files on clients who stored assets in opaque offshore companies, prosecutors said Tuesday. The records from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca revealed the names of leaders, politicians, celebrities and wealthy individuals from around the world who used the firm […]

Syria suspends Aleppo evacuations, blaming rebels

Syria suspends Aleppo evacuations, blaming rebels

The Syrian government has suspended the evacuation of civilians and fighters from eastern Aleppo, accusing rebels of breaking terms of the deal. Government sources said rebels had blocked the evacuation of civilians from two pro-government towns elsewhere in Syria, agreed under the truce. Meanwhile buses carrying people from eastern Aleppo were fired upon. At least […]